Lochmaddy, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

Type:Birds - Moorland

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The Cuckoo is often first located when calling with its classic "Cuckoo" call, especially early morning and late evening.

Walk around the village and down to Sponish suspension bridge. It is often mobbed by other small birds, especially meadow pipits. They are generally found in moorland fringes, often on an exposed perch or branch.

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